$5 billion in new government grants to fight cancer, autism and heart disease... The new stimulus bill includes $10 billion for NIH. More than $1 billion of it would be directed to work on genetic research that could identify the causes and cures for ailments ranging from heart and lung disease to blood diseases and autism. It includes $175 million for The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) to collect more than 20,000 tissue samples from more than 20 cancers, and determine in detail all of the genetic changes in thousands of these tumor samples. The cancer study involves more than 150 scientists at dozens of institutions around the country... http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090930/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_obama_nih Is this our tax money well-spent? Has recent research produced any life-saving results?